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at the end of obama's time in office, we are going to be looking at $26,000 in debt. thank you, mr. obama. >> the basic point is that te american people know that we have to have cutbacks in entitlement programs. lou: let's set aside the european tax rates. [talking over each other] lou: let me ask you this. if you don't think that the republicans experience anything, is there any way in which we can get to that point? >> welcome the republicans have to have a strong standpoint on what they think needs to be done. what they are willing to vote for. so far we haven't seen that. >> president obama is responsible for the government. what would you have him do? >> we need to have a strong proposal. >> there only for programs that count anymore. defense and social security and health care. lou: david weise, thank you so much for being with us. up next, a new york executive takes on the aw and an overbearing use of the newspape. we will be talking about the putnam county fiasco max. and arizona's tom horne with a plan to keep arizona kid lou: congress barely two days old. members already intro
. >> thank you. president obama signed a bill into law to pay for $9.7 billion in flood insurance claims in new york, new jersey and connecticut. this is for victims who were battered by hurricane sandy two months ago. another bill is expected to be voted on next week from vied a comprehensive $51 billion aid package to cover damage from sandy and help prevent similar disasters in the future. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton goes back to work today after several health problems in the past month. the hospital released secretary clinton last wednesday after treatment for a blood clot following a concussion and a stomach virus. doctors expect her to make a full recovery. clinton has a week of meetings scheduled including three at the white house. she's expected to leave office as soon as her successor, nature john kerry is approved by the senate. >> the an accused of gunning down a dozen people in a movie theater will be in court today. the preliminary hearing begins in colorado where a judge will decide if james holmes will be tried for murder. he'll be in the courtroom this week as
against boston january 31. >> they waited this long, thank you. still ahead a big announcement about president obama's cabinet. >> the leadership changes that could spark a big >> happening now, president obama is announcing leadership changes in his cabinet. some are already proving to be controversial. our reporter is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> the last hour, president obama announced the nomination for two very important cabinet positions. republican chuck hagel for secretary of against and john brennan for director of the c.i.a. both picks are criticized by both parties. decorated vietnam veteran and former nebraska senator hagel has made comments not forgotten and could lead to tough questioning and a long confirmation process. back in 2010 he called the troop surge in iraq a "mistake," drawing criticism great his party. today, president obama stands by his decision saying "chuck hagel is the leader our troops deserve identity noting the involvement with the v.a. and uso he would be the first of enlisted rank to serve as secretary of defense. one of the few secreta
in two major confirmations makess at the same time. >> bret: thank you. >>> concern about president obama getting a third term? it's out there. and if you thought all the drama ended at the fiscal cliff, washington may just be getting started. campbell's has 24 nes that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>. >> bret: wall street did not pick up today where it left off. dow dropped 51, s&p 500 was off 4 1/2. nasdaq lost 3. now that washing has backed away from the fiscal cliff. economic counted down clock is ticking down on the next potential crisis over the debt ceiling and sequester cuts. today an interview that raised eyebrows all over the city especially among republicans. correspondent shannon bream reports on the inside look on president's spending. >> with the last fiscal deal they are gearing up. as one of the key players talk about what happened the last time around. in an interview, house speaker says, quote at one point several weeks ago the president said t
think. >> it must be the first loss for obama in the new year. gerri: thank you both for coming on tonight. we appreciate what you have to say so much. gerri: now we want to know what you think. are you worried about president obama tightening restrictions on guns? avant, vote on the right-hand side of the screen, we will share the results at the end of tonight's show. there's a lot more to come this hour, including new calls for an end to government cash handouts as welfare recipients are using their benefit cards at strip clubs and other x-rated establishments. and nancy pelosi says the latest tax deal in congress does not go far enough this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. gerri: yet another battle looming in washington. in a number of weeks, the u.s. is set to said they had a $16.4 trillion limit.
. i know more about chuck hagel and the west coast. i commend president obama. thank you. >> let's take a look. he was in industries what. most recently he his share of the capital. not as well known as john brennan. he has been deputy from 2001 to 2003. he has been with the cia for about 20 years. he is fluent in arabic. let's get back to your calls. alice on the line right here in washington, d.c.. thank you for having me on. i think we need to get on the process with healing. we're all americans. these are distinguished gentleman. the president sees all of these things. in the white house we have a great president. we do not know everything about what is happening. let's give us a break. let's give our country a break. just get on with the business. >> the democrats across the line. what do you think about the nominee's? >> i think it is pretty good. chuck hagel, i called a long time ago when he was young. hello? am i on? i did not know that he had turned a gay. i know that it is a personality disorder. >> what did you think? >> i do not want people to judge a man on that. he
, basically said, we know how hard it was and thank you? >> conciliation, trust bill. >> i think it would have gone a long way for president obama. listen, we're just at the beginning of this, we have four more long years. he's got a legacy he wants to build, he's going to have to work with republicans and it works better when you try to invest in building relationships, when you put some capital and some time and some resources and real resources in investing relationships in congress. that's what bill clinton did, and that's why he was able to get some things done. that's why i hope that president obama does in this second term. >> ana navarro, thank you. >>> police stopped what could have been another school massacre, this one had homemade explosives. wait until you found out where the guy learned how to make them. into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> police in alabama may have prevented what could have been another sch
to ashley. ashley: lawn -- lauren green, thank you so much. appreciate it. president obama facing heavy oppositions from republicans about the nomination of secretary of defense, and rich edson at the white house with more on this story. rich? >> well, one of the next of many fights in the u.s. senate, this one for senator chuck hagel, the president's pick to lead the pentagon, ashley, and looking at the case the white house makes is one that he's a decorated combat veteran, bun who is a bipartisan pick as a former republican senator from the state of nebraska, shows, the white house says, dependence in the pick, and advocate for war veterans, and the white house wants to make the point that he would be a solid steward of taxpayer money. >> as a successful businessman, he knows as we make tough fiscal choices, we have to do so widely guided by strategy and keep the military the strongest fighting force the world has ever known. >> giving republicans pause, once described the budget as bloated, something he wants to address the the pentagon, and, also, comments made regarding the u.s.' s
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for being with us. >> thank you. thank you. >>> so a reminder, president obama's going to announce the nominations not only for the sec def but for the cia chief and that's coming up this afternoon. we have got the best in the business, trust me, because wolf blitzer is going to helm our coverage and gets under way at 12:30 with his excellent team, as well. >>> another key leader in the middle east at this point is throwing his support behind the syrians and also fighting to overthrow their president. bashar al assad. wolf blitzer has an exclusive with egyptian president morsi saying he backs the calls by the syrian people for assad to step down. possibly, possibly be tried for war crimes although nuanced in that respect. says that ultimately the fate of assad must be decided by the syrians of all walks of life. >> the syrian people through their revolution and through the movement will when the bloodshed stops move to a new stage where they will have an independent parliament an enthe government of their choosing and then they'll decide what they want to do against those who commi
not to recognize the difference. obama is the head of a country. michael is here to join us now. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you, tamron. >> you bring up entitlements and eventually will be addressed here but the fiscal cliff deal, a lot of people -- well, some progressives, anyway, feel they were given is short end of the stick. >> i think if you make a list of the things that obama got out of that deal and things that the republicans got out of that deal, obama's list is a lot longer. you know, he got the tax increases, not the tax increases he wanted exactly, it's true. but he got the unemployment extension which the republicans didn't even insist got paid for as they say an offset. $30 billion of extra spending of unemployment and that's a big went and other things. the republicans didn't get very much at all. you know, certainly, that's an obama win. >> when you write in your article that he's not captain liberal. who are the folks maybe not by name you're referring to but those who believe somehow that's the president's role in this equation here of trying to get this economy
whatever president obama proposes will likely face major battle over gun control. >> tahman bradley in washington. thank you so much. >>> well, billions of dollars in flood aid may soon be flowing to victims of superstorm sandy. the president signed into law a bill that increases fema's borrowing authority. l lawmakers on capitol hill are set to vote on another payment of $51 billion to flood victims. >>> overseas, president bashar assad gave his first speech in months. he rejected calls to step down and tried to just fie his crackdown on government rebels. he outlined what he called a peace plan, including a new constitution. a state department official says he's detached from reality. >>> rescue teams are spending another day looking for the head of the famded missoni design house. >>> hillary clinton returns to her office at the state department today for the first time in a month. clinton was released from the hospital last week after being treated for a blood clot. before that, she came down with a stomach flu and suffered a concussion. her time as secretary of state is expecte
. >> thank you. cheryl: well, the next fight between congress and president obama will be over two controversial cabinet selections coming down in an hour from now. rich edson joining me from inside the beltway with the latest on the two picks from the president. rich? >> well, cheryl, the headline here, according to white house officials, senator chuck hagel, the former republican senator from nebraska, and the pick to lead the pentagon, and also the white house counterterrorism adviser john brennan to take over at the cia. republicans have issues with ahgel, departures made with the republican party when it comes to national security calling for direct talks with hamas, many republicans charge him as not being pro-israel enough. he did not support the iraq troops surge under president george w. bush's administration and defined the defense budget as bloated. that's the next fight in washington, military spending. >> the thing i love about chuck is that he will take on the legal corruption, the bloat, in the defense industry. he's going to be an advocate for the troops and the tax
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in washington. wolf. >> brooke, thanks very much. >>> happening now, president obama nominates chuck hagel to run the pentagon. calling him a leader our troops deserve. hagel's critics call him profoundly wrong on national security. also, we have new details about a horrifying night in colorado. a police officer cries as he describes a theater floor slippery with blood. >>> plus, a first look at proposed regulations that have would-be gun owners racing right now to buy guns. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- >>> we begin with president obama setting the stage for a new fight here in washington. this time, other the national security team for his second term. the president's nominating the former senator chuck hagel, a republican, for defense secretary, and his counterterrorism adviser john brennan to direct the cia. at least one critic calls the hagel nomination an "in your face" pick. let's bring in our white house correspondent brianna keilar. she's working the story for us. the president was effusive in his praise for hagel. >> p
will stay on this. thanks. >>> we turn to the showdown in washington over president obama's nominee for secretary of defense. a senior administration source confirming it will be former republican senator chuck hagel. the announcement could come as early as tomorrow. one senator already calling this an in your face move. david kerley is at the white house tonight. >> reporter: as the president returns from hawaii, senior fishlgs tell abc news he will nominate former republican senator has chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. >> chuck hagel is out of the mainstream of thinking, i believe, on most issues regarding foreign policy. >> reporter: today republicans raised red flags, continuing a campaign against chuck hagel. >> chuck hagel is not a responsible option. >> reporter: democrats too have been cold to hagel, a social conservative. republicans complain about his stand on affingts afghanistan -- that we went beyond our mission. and his opposition to the surge in iraq, saying it -- >> represents the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam if it'
, thank you so much. this just in, sources are telling our own mike emanuel that president obama is expect today nominate john brennan to be the next director of the cia. we're told that this could happen as early as tomorrow. brennan spent about 25 years at central intelligence agency before serving as president obama's counterterrorism and homeland security advisor at the white house, and more information as soon as we get it. >> the next act in gerard depardieu's role as a russian citizen. he was welcomeded by putin and the expatriate was greeted as a hero in a town east of moscow offered an apartment for free. it's not clear where he intends to settle down. his decision to flee his homeland was prompted by the proposed supertax on millionaires. let's do fox fast forward looking ahead to big stories coming up this week. sources telling fox news, president obama will official nominate former republican senator chuck hagel as defense secretary tomorrow. if confirmed, hagel would replace defense secretary leon panetta and a suspects in a deadly colorado movie massacre returns it court and
recent problems. >>> hamid karzai set to meet with president obama about the future of his country. he already said who he blames for the corruption and militant violence in afghanistan. he blames us. thank you, closeman. we'll be right back. [ ryon ] eating shrimp at red lobster is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp, and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's 30 shrimp for just $11.99! choose any two of five savory shrimp selections, like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. two delicious shrimp selections on one plate! all with salad and unlimited cheddar bay biscuits. 30 shrimp, just $11.99 for a limited time. wow, that's a lot of shrimp. i'm ryon stewart, i'm the ultimate shrimp lover, and i sea food differely. >> shepard: secretary of state hillary clinton is back to work today after a series of serious health problems that handed her in the hospital. according to the state department, secretary clinton first took time off after a stomach virus and dehydration spar
, their position. karzai is in an awfully hard position. obama is too. this is not going to be a pretty chapter in our history, you know, at all. >> it is, indeed. former assistant secretary of state p.j. crowley, thank you, as always, for your time and expertise, my friend, and thank you to our panel here in new york. david wood, maggie haberman, karen finney, benjamin wallace wells. that is all for now. see you back here tomorrow noon eastern, 9:00 a.m. pacific when i'm joined by eric dyson, ryan rim, the nation's katrina, and bloomberg business week's josh green. until then, find us at with alex. andrea mitchell reports is coming up next. andrea, i second you my condolences on last night's game and rg3's knee. >> it is a hard day for redskins fans. redskins nation. thank you, alex. coming up live this hour, president obama is about to nominate chuck hagel as defense secretary and john brennan to head the cia. we'll have the announcement just a few moments from now. plus, chuck todd, tom pickering, and one of his chief opponents, senator john cornin. chris alissa, and michael
that president obama is taking the country. >> steve clemens, thanks very much for joining us. i want to bring in gloria borger. i've known senator hagel for a long time. you've known him as well. very smart guy. he's obviously highly qualified. there will be confirmation controversy no doubt, but in the end, given the fact that the president refused to be capitulated, refused to back away from this nominee, i suspect that hagel will be confirmed rather handily. >> right. well, and in the end there are people who are going to oppose haguele w hagel who believe the president ought to be given the right to nominate whoever he wants as the secretary of defense. they may oppose hagel in theory but may end up voting for him. i want to add, wolf, we have just gotten an interview that chuck hagel has given to the lincoln journal star in nebraska in which he says his record has been completely distorted by his critics and that he looked forward to having an opportunity to set the record straight. and he says, quote, there is not one shred of evidence i'm anti-israel and not one senate vote that matter
security badge. >> who is the woman? >> anyway, they said great things. >> she was with her son. >> thanks a lot. good to see you. see you back here tomorrow. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: is president obama deliberating picking a fight over his national security team? this is special report. >> bret: good evening, i'm bret baier. president obama is filling out his national security roster with a pair of controversial nominees whose confirmation is anything but secure. brit hume looks at the record of former republican senator chuck hagel the president's pick to run the pentagon. jennifer griffin on the first enlisted soldier to be so hoorpd katherine heritage tells us john brennan's road may be a little bumpy. let's begin with wendall goler. >> good evening. president obama is nominating the former republican senator to be secretary of defense and 25-year veteran of the c.i.a. to head the agency. >> these two leaders have dedicated their lives to protect the country. i urge the senate to confirm them as soon as possible. >> but hagel's selection grew more criticism and the choice of john brennan t
, james rosen, thank you. >> thank you. >> your health insurance rates could be going up by double digits. providing to increase premiums despite the obama administration's new health care law and succeeding. as you know may know the the affordable health care act was meant to stop the rising costs of health care and the people who do not have employer provided insurance, ones who have to buy it on their own, peter doocy has more from washington. >> reporter: in some states the affordable care act may not be living up to its name. some insurance companies in ohio and florida raised their premiums at least 20% and look at california where the new york times is reporting anthem blue shield wants to raise premiums 26% and the reason they're able to do that because mek costs are rising for them, too, even though obamacare requires insurance companies to go through the rate rehe view program for any premium increases more than 10%, if an insurance company can prove their costs are going up, it's hard for that rate review program to deny the increased premiums. although some experts say that c
hagel. but he'll be treated fairly. >>> president obama's expected announcement of his pick of secretary of defense. good morning. this is way too early the show that plays hurt when it has to. thanks for being up with us. >>> speaking of playing hurt or maybe not, washington redskins saw robert griffin iii go down with a knee injury, some now are blaming mike shanahan for the loss. >>> but first, let's get to news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> today president obama expected to nominate former nebraska senator chuck hagel, a republican, as his next pentagon topper. he would be the first enlisted soldier to hold that cabinet post. he's got the support of national security figures, but his senate confirmation is now shaping up to be a testy battle. republican senators suggested they'll challenge their former colleague on his tough record. he has opposed sanctions against iraq. >>> on the sunday morning hagel's critics, including li lindsey graham will louder than his backers. >> i expect that the president to nominate people different than i would think, i'm going
to be an acceptable candidate? i guess that is a testament to what kind of hard-nosed% barack obama has become and the degree to which his policies are really just a continuation of the bush- cheney policies. >> marcy wheeler, thank you for being with us. political blogger, joining us from michigan. we will continue to follow this news as we broadcast now, word has just come and the president obama will nominate john brennan to the head of the cia. when we come back from the break, we'll look at his other nominee today, chuck caffall, the former senator of nebraska -- chuck hagel, the former senator of nebraska. we will be back in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. as we turn now to look at chuck hagel, president of them is expected to nominate a former republican senator to become the next defense secretary. he is a vietnam veteran who represented nebraska in the senate from 1997-2009. he may face an uphill battle due to opposition from fellow republicans. after initially supporting the iraq invasion, he later
for coming on the show. steve clemens, thank you. >>> split decision in the wake of president obama's re-election. the republican party is divided in . that's being isolated and ignored by the right wingers. that's a problem for the gop. that southern dominance may sentence the entire party to irrelevance. >>> conservative identify logs are itching for another fight with president obama this time saying they may shut down the government altogether or risk a credit catastrophe. could somebody remind these fis who won the election again. >>> plus. nra has made its position clear. the answer to gun vie mens, more guns. we have evidence that posting armed guards everywhere has the exact opposite effect. the latest blooins as the obama administration moves to curb the availability of assault weapons. >>> let me finish with why this nomination of chuck hagel should be given a solid, solid chance, and that is "hardball," the place for poll pick it is i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp, and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's 30 shrimp
to be true. >> all right, don don, thank you so much. >>> a fire ball shooting several hundred feet in the air worry that thousands of people would turn out to be why no one was in danger. >>> president obama is likely to announce the nomination for defense secretary tomorrow. the likely choice is the senator chuck hadle why there should be a fire storm during the confirmation hearing. >>> and the storm will be rolling through the bay area earlier this morning. radar and in search of rain now. we'llty you the tell when you need the umbrella when we continue on the cw. for ,, ,,,,,,,, created what appeared to be "ball of fire" in the area. and it left a lot of people nd wondering what >>> a methane gas burn off at lax, what appeared to be a ball of fire in the bay area leaving a lot of people nervous, wondering what's going on. a large plume of smoke and flames could be seen shooting 100 feet up in the air. some people thought that the plane had crashed. >> and you could feel the earth move underneath you. you could feel the intensity of the burning that was happening. >> all of a su
, susan rice, these are really people obama knows and is close to. that's what he's trying to build for his second term. >> i want to bring in congressman adam schiff, democrat from california. always good to see you, congressman, good morning. >> thank you. good morning. >> do you think if this fight if it does materialize over chuck hagel could have the effect of taking the focus off of other things that need to get done? things like the debt ceiling? >> well, i don't think we could afford to let it get in the way of debt ceiling. we only have two or three months to get that done. that fight is getting frankly much more difficult than the fiscal cliff was. we have the debt limit which the president quite rightly has said he won't engage on that. we can't hold that kind of a revolver to the economy that way. but, nonetheless, the gop can shut down the government if it chooses. we have the sequester. so we have to deal with those issues. >> is that where we're headed? because there's been at least one suggestion by one republican that maybe a government shutdown is just what we need
, thank goodness. >> reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >> still ahead. secretary of state hillary clinton getting ready to head back to work. days after being hospitalized for a blood clot in her head. >> president obama back in washington to put the pieces of his second term in place. the new financial crisis he faces. and who he plans to nominate to be the next secretary of defense. also. the big change in san francisco. as drivers now have to shell out change. to park in the city on sundays. james holmes. the suspect in the colorado movie theater [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine is just $1.99. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. resolutions, kept. and charmin is $13.99 for 30 double rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >> james holmes, shooting. is expected to appear in court tomorrow. holmes is the man accused o
. >> you're happy there. >> shannon: yeah. anna, thank you so much. this just in, sources are telling our own mike emanuel that president obama is expect today nominate john brennan to be the next director of the cia. we're told that this could happen as early as tomorrow. brennan spent about 25 years at central intelligence agency before serving as president obama's counterterrorism and homeland security advisor at the white house, and more information as soon as we get it. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. because helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's america's #1 selling pain reliever. you took action, you took advil®. and we thank you. >> the next act in gerard depardieu's role as a russian citizen. he was welcomeded by putin and the expatriate was greeted as a hero in a town east of moscow offered an apartment for free. it's not clear where he intends to settle down. his de
chuck todd for defense secretary. it's chuck hagel. my thanks to all three of you. >>> social insecurity. why some democrats think president obama might not fight to protect social security in the next round of those debt talks. senator bernie sanders is going to join me and weigh in on that. >>> plus, she is back. secretary of state hillary clinton back at foggy bottom after suffering from the stomach flu, a concussion, and then a blood clot. how soon could she go before congress to testify about benghazi? >>> then our big question for you. is chuck hagel too controversial to be confirmed as defense secretary? tweet me @thomasaroberts or find me on facebook. we're back after this. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good.
on that important issue. >> thank you, jill. >>> four minutes past the hour. president obama signed into law the first bill signed into law by the 113th congress. a 9$9.7 billion superstorm sand aid package. most used to pay flood insurance claims. the house and senate will vote on a second package later this month. president obama received harsh criticism when he refused to bring a $60 billion sandy bill up for a houvote. >>> and bashar al-assad dismissing any chance of peace talks with rebel forces, referring to them as murderous criminals and demanding the west stop funding them. >>> lawyers for a case in steubenville, ohio, defense attorney adam neman sees no way to move forward in steubenville. >> we perceive threats to individuals, witnesses defendants and defense counsel, we're concerned about safety issues at this point. secondly, i'm concerned about whether or not the case should be tried in this area. >> 16-year-old s are charged wih raping a girl in august during a night of partying. >>> shell oil says recovery operation on the oil rig that ran aground off the coast of alaska coul
: good morning, everybody. today is monday, january 7, 2013. happy new year. i'm gretchen carlson. thanks for sharing part of your time with us today. president obama set to pick chuck hagel as the new leader of the department of defense. but the republican already facing criticism from his own party over some controversial comments about israel. >> brian: nancy pelosi says more taxes are on the table, but the middle class will be spared. isn't that what they promised before and didn't your paycheck take a hit on friday? donald trump weighs in. he has a lot of money. >> steve: and forget everything you've heard about saving money. we're talking to a self-made millionaire who says throw your budget out the window. then what do you do? >> brian: way ahead of him. >> steve: stick around, "fox & friends" hour two for monday starts right now. >> steve: live from studio e, it's "fox & friends" friends. gretch is back. >> gretchen: happy new year, everybody. hope odd great christmas, hanukkah, happy new year, everything. now we're back to work. >> steve: let's hurry up 'cause i got to get home t
station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: today's announcement at the white house sets up a pair of potential confirmation fights. president obama's choices to oversee the pentagon and the c.i.a. will now be called to answer questions about everything from israel to iran to interrogations. there has been much speculation about both nominations, but the president made them official this afternoon in the east room of the white house. >> my choice for two key members of my national security team. chuck hagel, former secretary of defense and john brennan for director of the central intelligence agency. >> woodruff: hagel is a vietnam veteran who would replace the retiring leon panetta. he would be the first defense secretary who saw combat as an enlisted soldier. >> in chuck hagel our troops see a decorated combat veteran of character and strength. they see one of their own. chuck is the champion of our troops and our veterans and our military families. as the leader of the v.a., he fought to give our veterans the benefits they deserve. as head of the u.s.o., he devoted himsel
. president obama says he's the pick. no word on when either of those confirmation processes are scheduled. >> okay, tracie, thanks so much. >>> also on capitol hill, secretary of state hillary clinton all set to return to work today following a rough month dealing with medical problems. clinton contracted a stomach virus earlier last month. she reportedly became dehydrated and then fainted hitting her head causing a concussion. during a follow-up exam, doctors found a blood clot and then admitted her to the hospital. she was released this past wednesday. clinton is now planning to leave office when a successor is approved by congress. the president has already nominated john kerry for that job. >>> later this morning we'll learn more about the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre. the preliminary hearing gets under way today against james holmes accused of killing 12 people at that movie theater in aurora last july. during the preliminary hearing, the judge will listen to 911 calls and watch video clips and hear from various witnesses. the hearing will determine if there's enoug
in moments. thank you. chris stirewalt, our digital edit editor, and let's start with hagel. you think that a democratic president picks even a moderate republican and granted, this is a guy who says he voted for obama twice, but you know, okay. so the best moderate of republicans, but still, he's a republican so you'd think he'd go through, but you think that this is actually controversial even according to liberal democrats? >> well, two categories here and the thing that wendell was talking about with pro-israel groups is a big deal. the things that he's said, he referred to the jewish lobby, which is a charged phrase when talking about groups in the united states that support israel, they're strong opposition among conservative pro-israel factions in the united states, but there's also among liberals misgiving and they want to hear from hagel, bowing and scraping and carden and others who are pro israel want to hear hagel say, i'm sorry, i shouldn't have. we may be on the verge of that great washington phrase "inartfully phrased", and then the second half, the fact that republicans
think it's a very, very good choice. >> ambassador burns, thanks for being with us this morning. at the same time as the announcement, president obama will also announce his choice for who to serve as the cia. james brennan served 25 years in the cia, but that doesn't mean the nomination will be a slam dunk. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence explains. >> reporter: john brennan is the white house's point man for targeting terroristed. he's got an office in the west wing and the ear of president obama. moving to langley would be a big change. >> going to the cia, you are further away from the west wing of the white house and immediate access to the president. >> reporter: in a way, brennan would be coming home. he joined the cia after reading a want ad in the newspaper, learned arabic, and become a station chief in saudi arabia. >> al qaeda is on the ropes. >> reporter: brennan was a candidate for cia director four years ago, but he pulled out of contention when critics slammed his involvement in bush-era interrogations. the job went to leon panetta and later david petraeus. b
for victims of super storm sandy. president obama decide to scale back aid bill into law. it gives fema 9.7 billion doll dollars to pay the flood insurance claims. they vote on $51 billion in aid next week. >> thanks, heather. it is 16 after the hour. it is time for a look at who is talking. we turn to the continuing controversy surrounding the new york newspaper the journal news. that paper published the name of gun owners in two new york state counties. that's what fox's judge jeanine pirro is talking about this morning. the judge happens to be one of the legal gun owners whose name was published. on her program this weekend she had a powerful message for the newspaper. >> firestorm began when journal news identified gun owners in a pedophile like interactive mess. the battered woman hiding from her abuser whose address has been protected by the courts. the police officer whose family is now in jeopardy. the witness who testified against the bad guy who is in jail and for years has been stewing about that witness. judges and da's like me who not only investigated, indicted and prosecute
obama. >> host: derron from baltimore, good morning. >> caller: hey good morning. thanks for having me. i am 33 and i've been watching c-span since i was in high school so i really appreciate this show. john freehery, i have seen seen you seen you one of the program stu. he do a pretty good job. >> guest: thank you. >> host: i bet you haven't seen him with him with the green tie. [laughter] i think there's a football game in washington d.c.. >> caller: we are very excited about the game. >> guest: let me explain the rain tie. that is the only game that matters to me so that is why i'm wearing the green tie. i'm not going to the game. >> caller: a lot going on in football this year. i was calling because you know, we have been kind of having the same fights since i was young. we have all known about the three problems that we have -- do not problems but the biggest amount of spending, medicaid and medicare and social security, which doesn't add to our deficit which we understand. social security is taken out. i make 40 grand a year and i don't mind the tax but the republicans and the de
. >> a lot about the mobile. thank you, paul. can't wait to hear more. >> it is 5:26. neighbors watch in horror as a woman is deliberately set on fire and the man are searching for the suspect. >> president obama will make a nomination for the secretary of defense and some republicans are opposed to one of >> live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> it is 5:29 on monday morning. time to get out, get out of bed. thanks for joining us, i am kristen sze. >> thanks for reminding me. after a week's vacation time to get up. now, where the fog is this morning and we are looking for the ice. >> it is not just your foggy head it is really foggy. >> tough coming off vacation, isn't it? i am sure a lot of people feel the same. we have live doppler 7 hd. it is dry. it do not mean there is no moisture, but this is in the form of fog with quarter mile visibility at livermore and gained visibility at napa and santa rosa flirting with freezing temperatures. i am worried about black ice inland valley. it will warm up nicely, 49 to 53 and mid-to-upper 50's with mostly sun around the bay
nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ . . >>> thank you all for a terrific discussion this morning. that is all for >>> good monday morning. right now -- a major showdown is brewing in washington as president obama prepares to name his pick for the next secretary of defense. >>> extensive new details today in the case of james holmes accused of gunning down 12 people at a colorado movie theater last summer. >>> and hillary clinton gets back to work. >>> good morning. the white house is confirmed that today president obama will announce former nebraska senator chuck h a, gel as his pick for next secretary of defense. they're vowing that it will be a rough road to combination who opposed the iraq war. more now from washington. >> reporter: this is a republican who would work for a democrat but not a big fan of republicans at least not in the senate here on capitol hill. they say he's out of the main stream and they're ready for a fight. today president obama is expect to nominate his former senate colleague, 66-year-old chuck hagel to head the pentagon. a purple heart vet, hagel is a
, exactly the same. >> stay safe. and thanks for joining us. >> "america live" starts right now. now. >> fox news alert. we're moments away from an announcement from president obama. two key national security nominations that could set up a new battle with congress. welcome to "america live," i'm megyn kelly. fox news confirmed that president obama will in moments name former senator chuck hagel, a republican, as his pick for the next defense secretary and john brennan, the president's top counterterrorism advisor will be named as the president's choice to head up the cia. both names have touched off controversy and not just among republicans. we are he going to ask chris stirewalt about this, but first, the senior white house affairs correspondent, wendell goler, live the at the white house now. >> reporter: chuck hagel is a moderate republican and a former senator and you would think that combination would make his confirmation pretty much a slam-dunk. some republicans don't feel he's supportive enough of israel and liberals put off by a comment he made 14 years ago about an american dipl
to the president. he was right there next to obama when osama bin laden was killed. he, of course, replaces david petraeus, because he resigned in the wake of the sex scandal. >> okay, martha raddatz, thank you so much. >>> and, george, now to what is the earliest and most intense flu outbreak in a decade. as we told you, 41 states reporting cases. 18 children have died. and the flu season is just getting started. dr. richard besser joins us with what you need to know. good morning, rich. >> good morning. i've been talking to the cdc about this. this outbreak really has them concerned. although the season is early, it's not too late to get some protection from the vaccine. [ child crying ] >> reporter: despite loud objections, these children are arming themselves for the earliest and potentially most intense flu season in a decade. >> i don't want a shot. >> reporter: this morning, the cdc says an alarming 41 states have widespread influenza activity. that's up 25.from just two weeks ago. already 18 children have died. those numbers will continue to rise. >> it's been an epidemic. it's been huge.
and windy thursday and friday. >> it will be brisk around here. >> all right, steve. thank you. >>> and before we go, we want to let you know that president obama is expected to announce his choice for defense secretary -- former republican senator, chuck hagel. that's happening at 10:00 our time and we'll be covering that live here on ktvu. it's a bit controversial. some republicans have questioned hagel's support for israel and sucked he -- and suggested -- expressed some questions about hagel. we'll carry that live for you. >> we will. that's our report for this this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu. >> be sure to watch the news at noon for more on the 49er playoff tickets going on sale at 10:00 a.m. always here on twitter and facebook. thank you for joining us.
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the program ends in about 25 minutes. mary in oakland, california, thanks for holding. you're on with donald barlett and james steele on booktv. >> caller: thank you for taking my call. the african-american community is really conflicted as to what president obama has done to address our economic concerns, and i see your book "time on the cross." does this book give any basis as to why, um, african-americans seem to do the worst during times of economic distress? >> host: mary, i don't think they wrote a week called -- a book called "time on the cross." >> guest: no, this was on the list -- >> host: oh, i apologize, mary. was this your list? >> guest: yeah. >> host: okay. >> guest: i'll explain this. this was a book done by -- let's go back. literature is filled with references to lawyers. let's, you know, let's kill all the lawyers, you know, from shakespeare forward. h.l. mencken, you name it. everybody wants to do in the lawyers, and i'm sympathetic to that. there's some merit there. but the one at the top of my list is not lawyers, it's economists who i think have done more harm to this
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